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ret·ro·fit

 (rĕt′rō-fĭt′)
tr.v. ret·ro·fit·ted or ret·ro·fit, ret·ro·fit·ting, ret·ro·fits
1. To outfit (a device, vehicle, building, or system) with newly developed or previously unavailable parts or equipment: retrofit cars with new safety features.
2. To install or fit (a device or system, for example) for use in or on an existing structure, especially an older dwelling.
n.
1. An instance of retrofitting: a retrofit for the heating system.
2. Something that has been retrofitted.

ret′ro·fit′ adj.
ret′ro·fit′ta·ble adj.
ret′ro·fit′ter n.

retrofit

(ˈrɛtrəʊˌfɪt)
vb, -fits, -fitting or -fitted
(tr) to equip (a vehicle, piece of equipment, etc) with new parts, safety devices, etc, after manufacture

ret•ro•fit

(v. ˈrɛ troʊˌfɪt, ˌrɛ troʊˈfɪt; n. ˈrɛ troʊˌfɪt)

v. -fit•ted -fit, -fit•ting, v.t.
1. to furnish (an automobile, airplane, etc.) with parts or equipment made available after the time of original manufacture.
n.
2. something that has been retrofitted.
3. the process of retrofitting.
[1955–60, Amer.]

retrofit


Past participle: retrofitted
Gerund: retrofitting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have retrofitted
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Past Continuous
I was retrofitting
you were retrofitting
he/she/it was retrofitting
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Past Perfect
I had retrofitted
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Future
I will retrofit
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Future Perfect
I will have retrofitted
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Future Continuous
I will be retrofitting
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been retrofitting
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been retrofitting
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been retrofitting
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Conditional
I would retrofit
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we would retrofit
you would retrofit
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Past Conditional
I would have retrofitted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retrofit - a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
2.retrofit - the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured; "the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"
addition - the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years"
Verb1.retrofit - provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture; "They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"
retrofit - fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house; "The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.retrofit - fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house; "The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"
retrofit - substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones; "The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"
instal, install, put in, set up - set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
retrofit - provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture; "They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"
3.retrofit - substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones; "The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"
modernize, overhaul, modernise - make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"
retrofit - fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house; "The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"
Translations

retrofit

[ˈretrəʊfɪt] VTactualizar el diseño de

retrofit

vt (= re-equip)nachträglich ausstatten (with mit), nachrüsten (with mit); (= convert)umrüsten; building etcmodernisieren
n (= re-equipping)Nachrüstung f; (= conversion)Umrüstung f; (= modernization)Modernisierung f; (= fitted equipment)nachgerüstetes Teil, nachgerüstete Ausstattung
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